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The Crown

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Ley Hill, Chesham HP5 1UY, England
+44 1494 783910
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Bushey, United Kingdom
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338 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Came here for lunch last week with a friend from Australia (who wanted to eat in a good English pub) following a recommendation from somebody who had been before. Was quite easy to find and we parked right outside. The pub itself was cosy with a lovely roaring fire (which we chose to sit next to as it was a... More 

Thank Sellest
London, United Kingdom
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481 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 411 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

The Crown is an attractive traditional village pub located at Ley Hill between Chesham and Bovingdon. It serves a great range of hot and cold food for lunch and dinner with a well-stocked bar, particularly the draught beers. On fine days the pub has plenty of outdoor seating on it's frontage to enjoy sitting overlooking Chesham and Ley Hill golf... More 

1 Thank charles s
Tring, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing roast here tonight, great taste, traditional pub atmosphere and great beer. Service was very good indeed, we will be back 😎

1 Thank dominictutton
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

The Crown is a great village pub - if you want to stop for a pint or two, great; if you want a quick bite, great; or if you want a great evening out with good food well cooked, excellent. There is always a choice of Daily specials plenty of fish and also veggie options - wine list is short... More 

Thank cfmharris
Bedford, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

The Swan, which does very good food, was closed so we went to try The Crown next door. The décor was very nice cosy modern but it was rather cold, my friend kept her coat on. You get a nice welcome from the lady at the bar. We both had haddock and chips and the fish was lovely - moist... More 

Thank Sally M
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Although the snack options were a bit limited we both enjoyed the asparagus, bacon & poached egg on toast. Very savoury. Good choice of beers and the Timothy Taylors was well kept. There was a warm welcome and they were happy to let my wife try their ciders before ordering. Food service was prompt and meals were well presented. We... More 

Thank Jim C
Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Excellent food and drinks in lovely village surroundings. Duck in plum sauce and a French-style tart outdoors in the shade of the trees were a real and rare treat. The Crown was a bit of a find: it is worth testing your navigations skills to find this gem.

1 Thank colinamichie
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257 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Visited with a friend for lunch this week. Sat outside in the beautiful countryside, in the sun. We just had the starter of scotch egg, red onion chutney, served with a lovely dressed salad. Will definitely return

1 Thank juliekBucks
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Friday night is traditional Irish music... Something we'd missed in Ireland ironically but lovely to witness. Live, unscripted and off the cuff. A warm cosy local pub, tucked away in a cute wee village... This is a great spot for a low key Friday drink. Plenty of outdoor seating, full menu, multiple indoor seating areas.

1 Thank DeeeeThomson
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The Crown has evolved to become a genuine hub in the village and is a tribute to Aidan and all the guys who have made it what is with hard work, enthusiasm and an ability to give people what they want. This is an unusual place as it is a great boozer, a good place to eat, great for families... More 

1 Thank veally

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ley Hill, Chesham HP5 1UY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Chesham
  • Phone Number: +44 1494 783910

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?